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gas station. how you can protect yourself at the pump. >> but first, weather watch as we take a live look outside. a cool and dry start to the day. we're tracking when rain will return to your neighborhood. >> good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this thursday, september 15th. let's start with the forecast. meteorologist jeremy nelson is in the weather center. >> good morning. no rain umbrella at home. a couple of clouds advancing into the area this morning. we are starting with the sunshine. open the wins -- windows and enjoy the fresh air. sheboygan, the reading is a mile or so away from the lake, 49 degrees for parts of sheboygan.
milwaukee. this is wells street downtown, and beyond that, lake michigan and mainly clear skies. sunshine early today. a mix of sun and clouds midday. mid 70s this afternoon. rain is in the friday forecast. now to matt salemme headed to news chopper 12. >> if you are headed out, you will like what you are light volume and dry pavement and full freeway speeds. the construction is picked up and moved out of the way. travel times are looking great... that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thanks. 5:31. >> right now, drivers in southeast wisconsin are living with a traffic mess while crews work on the zoo interchange. and this morning we're learning
the journal sentinal is reporting governor walker is expected to push back the completion of the project. he has meetings later today across the state to announce his proposal for the transportation budget. the journal sentinal reports that walker wants to put highway construction on hold and make local roads the priority. we'll find out the details of that plan later today. melinda? >> thank you. >> new information this morning about skimmers found at local gas stations. tim, what's the latest >> a gas station manager tells wisn 12 news that the suspects came back for the skimmers not realizing police were on to them. when they arrived, police arrested them. now the station in brookfield is taking precautions to make sure skimmers can't target their customers again. they've added security tape so people can't open the pumps up even if they have a key. this happened at the open pantry
if you bought gas there at the beginning of the month, check your statements to make sure your card isn't compromised. back to you. >> to protect yourself from other skimmers, first check for loose pieces around the pump's card reader. anything that seems removable could be a sign of a skimmer. cover the keypad when entering your pin so thieves can't use cameras to find out your code. and again, check your statement often and keep an eye out for any unauthorized purchases. >> new developments now in an investigation that's been going leaked documents raising new questions about whether governor scott walker pressured corporate donors to give to another group in exchange for favors from the gop. british newspaper the guardian published the leaked documents involved in the john doe investigation. some of those documents show that walker solicited donations from his corporate supporters not for his own campaign, but for a different group that supports him. then, according to the documents, state gop leaders did
the milwaukee county district attorney's office says they want to find out who leaked the documents. the walker campaign says the investigation didn't uncover any wrongdoing. wisn 12 news time now is 5:34. >> the appeals continue this morning for the wisconsin men who inspired the netflix series "making a murderer." brendan dassey, whose conviction has been overturned, could be released from prison. dassey's attorney is now asking the state to release him h state decides if he will face another trial. dassey was convicted of helping his uncle steven avery kill teresa halbach in manitowoc. dassey was 16 at the time. >> new this morning, a wisconsin ash the library scam may have cost taxpayers thousands of dollars. investigators say she created 1500 fake accounts for people from other counties.
cities reimburse each other. >> new this morning, a wisconsin astronaut is back on solid ground and now he's talking about his time in space. jeff williams is from winter, wisconsin. he spent nearly six months at the international space station. williams says he never gets tired of it and that coming home isn't the safest part of a mission. >> major significant phases of flight like getting there and getting back very seriously and it's not over until it's over. even though your approach to the end of a 6-month stay on board the space station, you always have that burn in entry and landing of the parachute in front of you. >> williams got home last week. it was his fourth mission in
wisn 12 news time now is 5:35. >> when a crashed car bursts into flames, people jump into action. >> the first responders and bystanders who saved the driver's life and what led up to this wreck in the first place. >> plus, a fire tears through a brazilian town. the damage it left behind and where those families are living this morning. >> but first, let's take
a live look outside as we head to break. sun is coming up later and later and later. fall is coming. jeremy is on weatherwatch 12. thank you for spineding your time with us this morning.
>> good morning. a live look outside right now a 5:39. you are watching "12 news this morning." we are looking out over lake michigan. it is going to be a gorgeous sunrise. if you happen to grab a photo, tweet it to me at jnelson weather. or to the weather blog at wisn.com. 39 in superior. i will take the 50s and 60s here in southern wisconsin.
that is comfortable air in place. dryer dew points. a glow on the eastern horizon. sunshine this morning mixd with the clouds this afternoon. highs in the mid 70s. we look ahead to the all important weekend forecast coming up. >> a north carolina man is recovering after a fiery crash. >> police officers and good samaritans helped pull the man out of this burning car possibly saving his life. the man was pinned inside the truck which caught fire after a head-on crash with a school bus. police and people passing by were able to pull him out. now the driver of the school bus is facing charges. >> new this morning, a huge fire burns in a shanty town. >> it took hours to get this fire under control. by the end, one-third of this shanty town was destroyed around 200 homes. this happened not too far from sao paolo, brazil.
the people who lost their homes are in temporary shelters right now. >> let's get right to tim elliott in the newsroom. >> he's following some breaking news from ohio. >> top questions to the candidates about their health history and the information we are waiting to find out this morning. a 13-year-old boy is dead in they thought that the boy was
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7:01 is the sunset. no sunsets after 7:00 for a long time. sunshine in the forecast for today. it is very comfortable outside this morning. refreshing, 56 in racine. same number in mequon. winds are light or calm across the area. the forecast is looking good for today. here is the bus stopor we are off to a cool start. sunshine this afternoon. we see the temperatures right around 73 degrees. we talk more about what is ahead in the weekend forecast coming up. >> thank you, jeremy. >> matt is getting read you to hop into news chopper 12. love to see you out there, matt. >> thank you. just got the preflight
helicopter check. we are getting ready to launch. it is nice and eedzy right now on the roadways. the travel times are all in the green. stick around for the launch. we are taking off in a few minutes. back to you. >> matt, thanks. >> today's focus on the campaign is the candidates' health. more about donald trump health this morning. he's going to release more records soon. as for hillary clinton the doctors are weighing in. >> if elected, at age 70, you will be the oldest person to ever enter the oval office. why do you think you have the stamina for the job? >> the discussion about health continuing with donald trump talking about his stamina on the dr. oz show. >> i feel as good today as i did
dr oz: why not share your medical records? >> trump then shared two pages with dr. oz but hasn't made his medical records public. besser: if all he shared is the most recent information from his physical exam, that's not a lot of medical information. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton who has exposed much more about her medical history made public additional information. >> this is the kind of detailed summary that i would expect to get from another doctor. >> both candidates back on the trail today after trump took aim at clinton's health in ohio. >> you think hillary would be able to stand up here for an hour and do this? >> and was interrupted by a pastor in the middle of a political attack. pastor: mr. trump i invited you here to thank us for what we've done in flint, not give a political speech. trump: okay, that's good. >> and this morning, questions about ivanka's claims that the trump organization offers paid maternity leave for trump employees. amy: is that for all of the thousands of employees of your father? ivanka: it is and also adoption
>> but according to the huffington post, employees at several trump hotels say they do not get any additional paid maternity leave, only the existing federal minimums. >> trump is making gains in ohio and florida where they are now in a dead heat. >> thank you. clinton is holding on to lead nationwide. >> as you saw, trump will reveal more information about his health later today when he sits down with doctor oz. here's a look ahead. >> why not share your medical records? >> i have no problem doing it. i have it right here. should i? i don't care. should i do it? [applause] >> you can see their complete conversation on "the dr. oz show" today. it starts at 11:00 right here on wisn 12. can't wait to see that and can't
sunny and nice and gorgeous outside. >> yes, 6:30? >> yes, 6:32. if you want to catch the sunrise, look to the eastern horizon. not many clouds out there. >> send in the pictures too? >> yes, i would love to see them. we keep reminding people, we are a week away from the start of fall. we are sunshine in the last few days of summer. across the state, we have a huge temperature spread, it is feeling like autumn in superior 38 degrees. how about here closer to home 60 in milwaukee and low humidity. 50 in madison. here is a look outside of the weather window. the third ward, down the milwaukee river, 60 degrees.
50s. that is where they are staying for the day. a mix of sun and clouds for the day. rain is mixing in for friday and dragging a cold front in our direction. it is helping to produce the thundershowers on friday. we are starting that at 3:00 friday afternoon. a mix of sun clouds are rushing in tonight. by 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning a leftover showers from the thundershowers from the upper midwest and fading away, into the afternoon a line of showers and thunderstorms closer to the boundary and starting to impact the area. we have operation football going on friday evening, we have to watch these.
lightening across the area. 75 degrees on friday. take the umbrella on stand by. the weekend is shaping up pretty good. clouds early on saturday. sunshine in the afternoon. close to 80 degrees. 75 on sunday and feeling great. more 70s next week. >> thank you, jeremy. now to tim back in the news room following the ohio. >> a 13-year-old boy is shot in columbus, ohio. this started with reports of an armed robbery. when the officers approached the group of three people two of them ran. the police say one pulled out a bb gun. the officers opened fire and
one of the other two suspects is still on the run. we expect to learn more later today. back to you. >> tim, thank you. >> it is four days since someone set a florida mosque on fire. now, police say they have arrested the person responsible. investigators say they tracked down joseph schrieber with the help of tipsters and surveillance camera footage. video showed the suspect leaving the scene on a motorcycle that matches schrieber's. investigators pieced together different camera angles to find out a went before and after the fire. >> it was very important for the community that we brought this individual to justice and we're here to tell you today that's what we did along with all of our partners. >> investigators say schrieber has a violent criminal history and he's now facing hate crime and arson charges. this was the same mosque that orlando shooter omar mateen attended. >> the man who was once accused of several freeway shootings in
leslie merritt junior was charged with four freeway shootings, there were eleven total last year. those charges were dropped back in april. merritt's attorney says they should never have been filed. >> his arrest was the culmination of a botched investigation, a wrongful arrest and a malicious prosecution. as we stand here today, there is no evidence whatsoever to suggest that leslie merritt is the i-10 shooter, that he ever be. >> since the charges were dropped, police have not made any more arrests in the case. so far, the state and county have not responded to the lawsuit. >> new this morning, a subway restaurant worker hands out free cookies only to have the customer return to rob her. the clerk gave the man free
then he came back and said the cookies were stale so she gave him more free cookies. he returns the third time and robs her. >> investigators think this man could be responsible for more robberies. as for the subway worker, she says s q just take a cookies. two time he gets free cookies. >> a python turns into a teachable moment. the students spot add snake outside of the high school. the police were able to catch the python. the science teacher then brought the class out for a lesson on evasive species.
real life, an example of an evasive species. >> it helped us to understand more of the concept of evasive species. >> i mean. >> they have learned a lesson. police officers were not happy holding the snake. after done, the students took the pictures and the police the snake away. alls well that ends well. the snake is not here. >> yeah. >> after a local school shuts down, a lot of people are scrambling to recover. where the students can go today to learn what is coming next as they work toward their die employee ma. >> a milwaukee landmark is
how to earn that extra cash. retailers are hiring for the holiday season. jeremy is talking about fall and now to the holidays. target is hiring 70,000 temporary workers for the stores and 7500 in the distribution centers and toys r us is accepting applications and filling thousands of positions. another>> also, the department of justice issued this is coming days after the bank is hit with $185 million fine for creating more than two million fake accounts. wells fargo hired people for the improper sales tactics. >> netflix is speaking out
cap. it is something that limits a user's internet access and speed. some providers offer plans with data limits meaning the more data that you use the more it costs. the netflix it is diskurning the customers to watch the data television. >> the co-founder of linkedin create add new card game aim at donald trump. trumped up cards, the biggest deck is similar to the cards against humanity to compete, the players throughout out the responses to questions on the cards, proceeds of the game benefit charities that are quote already working to keep america great. wisn 12 news time now is 6:00.